Test 1 Quiz Review
Test 1 Quiz Review 4131W
U of M
Popular in History of Graphic Design
Popular in Graphic Design
This 3 page Study Guide was uploaded by Abbi Stark on Monday September 28, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to 4131W at University of Minnesota taught by Barbara Martinson in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 103 views. For similar materials see History of Graphic Design in Graphic Design at University of Minnesota.
Reviews for Test 1 Quiz Review
Report this Material
What is Karma?
Karma is the currency of StudySoup.
You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!
Date Created: 09/28/15
Quiz Review Week 2 Quiz The oldest extant printed manuscript from China aD 868 is the Diamond Sutra People from the Inca and Andean regions used knots as recording devices for numeric values Mayan Glyphs Syllagrams Carved forms Logograms Playing Cards We may think of these items as toys but they were some of the early printed pieces in China and they helped people to learn to recognize shapes and numbers Kufic was a bold inscriptional Arabic lettering with extended thick characters used widely on coins manuscripts and inscriptions on metal and stone Naskhi the more casual one Greek geographers represented the earth as a floating disk Linear B type of lettering that was an early form of Greek and was syllabary Roman writers could write quick messages on wax tablets and these could be melted and used again Animal skins Parchment Vellum during Greek and Roman times people often wrote on this surface because papyrus was expensive Trajan Column This monument built in 114 CE contains some of the most beautiful Roman letterforms The Chinese calligraphic writing system consists of logograms or graphic characteristics that represent entire words The Latin Alphabet came to the Romans from Greece by way of the ancient Etruscans who dominated the Italian peninsula in the first millennium BC Latin Alphabet Etruscans gt Greece gt Rome Alphabet series of simple visual symbols that represent speech sounds As early as the second century AD the Greeks developed a more rounded writing style called uncials which could be written more quickly Week 3 Quiz llluminator responsible for the execution of ornament and image in visual support of the text Dead Sea Scrolls These documents written in Hebrew Aramaic and Greek contain Biblical texts and were written between 150 BCE and 70 CE Codex his revolutionary form replaced the scroll and was formed by folding parchment sheets and stitching them together to form a series of pages Florentius Spanish scribe inserted some text about himself in Pope Gregory s Moralia in lob Leningrad Codex Oldest Hebrew Bible Book of Durrow This manuscript was written in Great Britain and was decorated by Irish scnbes Lindesfarne Gospels This manuscript contains an elaborate carpet page that is built on a mathematical grid that is covered with lacterine birds and animals Book of Kells This manuscript contains over 2100 decorative capitals and numerous illustrations It is thought to be the pinnacle of Celtic design Matthew Man Luke Ox Mark Lion John Eagle The Haggadot Judaic texts containing Jewish historical accounts and proverbs Carolingian miniscule the standard letterform in Europe under the rule of Charlemagne It is a uniform script developed by the scribe Alcuin and is easy to write and read Gothic This manuscript style used textura lettering often in two columns Celtic This manuscript style originated in Ireland and used ornate initials diminuendo carpet pages and halfuncial script Classical style This manuscript style was lettered in rustic capitals in one wide column on each page
Are you sure you want to buy this material for
You're already Subscribed!
Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'